Notice on some obscure words in the inscription on the Lane Chantry at Collumpton


Edward Smirke

Exeter Diocesan Architectural Soc. Trans. 1 ser, v. 3, (1849) pp.62-65.

Prepared by Michael Steer

The third son of Robert Smirke, and brother of Sir Robert Smirke, and of Sydney Smirke, he was born at Marylebone. He was educated privately and at St. John's College, Cambridge, where he graduated B.A. in 1816, and M.A. in 1820. He succeeded to the post of attorney-general to the Prince of Wales on 25 June 1852, and was ex officio member of his council. By letters patent under the great seal of England he was constituted on 2 July 1853 vice-warden of the stannaries of Cornwall and Devon, which post he held until 29 Sept. 1870. He was a member of the Royal Archaeological Institute from its foundation, and took an active part at its annual meetings This rare book was produced from a digital copy held by the University of Michigan Library that can be downloaded from Google Books. Google has sponsored the digitisation of books from several libraries. Those on which copyright has expired are available for free educational and research use, both as individual books and as full collections to aid researchers.

Delagarde, Mr 62
Hayward, Mr 62
Lane, John 62-3, 65
Oliver, Dr 62, 64-6
Parker 65
Polwhele 62, 64
Prince 65